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LG 42LN5400

42" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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3 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior brands.

Good High Def TV

One LG 42LN5400 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. expert website Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned “The LN5400 series displays at full HD resolution with a 120Hz panel for fast action playback” in their LG 42LN5400 review and gave the product a score of 84 out of 100.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of this spec and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, lcdtvbuyingguide.com, Les Numeriques.com and reviewed.com this television has an overall expert rating of 51 out of 100. This means that experts really don't rate this LG TV very highly.

Only Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 42LN5400 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42LN5400 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not Smart TV

The 42LN5400 is not Smart TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LN5400 are also not Smart TV.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LN5400 are not 3D compatible. The 42LN5400 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LN5400 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LN5400 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Has Four Screen Format Adjustments

The LG 42LN5400 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The screen format adjustments "4:3", "Auto" and "Zoom" are also found on this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LN5400 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Digital Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN5400

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LG TV was released.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the 42LN5400 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Integrated Card Reader
LED Indicator
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide

Expert Reviews


The LG LN5400 is held back by its IPS display, which makes for low contrast and a poor response time. On the upside, colours are displayed accurately and the built-in media player does a good job....

The 47LN5400 is the best TV you'll find from LG without Smart features or 3D functionality. If you don't want anything to do with those options, stay right where you are. The LN5400 series... Read more…

LG's LN5400 television line is entry-level and basic; it's also the pinnacle of the company's non-smart LCDs. Comprising five screen sizes, it's the only non-smart 2013 series that still boasts... Read more…

Le LG LN5400 souffre des défauts propres à toutes les dalles IPS : faible contraste et mauvaise réactivité. Malgré tout, il dispose d'un très bon réglage des couleurs et d'un lecteur...

W sklepach du?ym zainteresowaniem ciesz? si? nowe telewizory na 2013 rok , zw?aszcza od Samsunga i LG. Nic dziwnego, pierwszy przedstawi? ogromn? liczb? modeli, a drugi przede wszystkim odbiorniki... Read more…

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Accurate colours (average Delta E 2.2)
Good builtin media player
Plenty of image settings available
Clouding is kept in check
Colorimtrie fidle (Delta E moyen de 2 2)
Low contrast
No proper motion interpolation mode
Disappointing responsiveness
Visible reverse ghosting effect
No 3D or Smart TV services

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln5400
Barcodes 00719192588370, 05053973185620, 08806084181770, 08806084181824, 08806084181831, 08806084339164